Boilers: Keep your home & family warm

When it starts to get chilly it’s time for many GTA homeowners to start firing up their boilers again. Over the forthcoming months it will, of course, be crucial for boilers to keep their families warm.

Are you aware of the last time you had your boiler inspected or serviced? You may already know that your boiler has to be repaired. You may even be thinking about buying a new boiler in the GTA soon. Whatever your situation you really don’t want to leave your home boilers not working when the weather dips.

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Whether is a replacement of a broken boiler or upgrade of existing boiler there are still many factors that need to be taken into consideration:

How Boilers Work

A boiler heating system uses propane, natural gas, or even wood to heat water. The heated water is then circulated throughout the home pipes that connect up to radiators & underfloor tubing systems providing heat. Boilers can also be essential in providing an unlimited hot water supply for use in bathrooms, kitchens & laundry rooms.

A boilers heated water can also be directed to melt snow & ice build-ups on a driveway, which is makes things so much easier in winter! Boilers can even extend to heating swimming pools & hot tubs. Many GTA homes make use of boiler heating systems simply because they provide a reliable heat source, as well as being extremely energy efficient.

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Better to Buy or Rent Boilers?

Making the decision to either buy a new boiler, or rent one, comes down to your own needs & financial situation. Buying a new model, while being upfront more costly, will provide years of trouble-free heating and as an added bonus can increase the value of your home on the real estate market.

Renting or financing a boiler is a convenient option if you do not have the funds immediately at hand to purchase a boiler upfront. Having the option to pay a low regular amount over a set period of time helps many homeowners and it easy to budget for.

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How Long Does Installation Take?

The time frame of a boiler installation in Toronto depends on several factors, including:

  • The model of your boiler
  • What appliances you want it to hook your boiler up to
  • The type of home you have
  • Different applications, such as pipe methods and additional boiler accessories
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To provide an example: A typical installation connecting boilers to existing pipes could last only several hours, but a more complex project that requires additional professional work, such as creating zoning controls, or adding primary & secondary loops, adding optional boiler accessories will take longer.

Best Time To Schedule Service or Repair

As with any other household appliance, boilers may need fixing if anything goes wrong. preventative maintenance services are recommended. It’s always a good idea to have at hand a qualified & experienced professional who can undertake  repairs and services to boilers in Toronto. A good benchmark for regular maintenance of boilers is every 12 months, by a licensed Spring Home professional of course.

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Boiler Replacement: Best Timing

Many customers choose to upgrade their boilers when newer models with better energy saving technology are available. Sadly others will be forced to look at replacing their boilers when something suddenly goes wrong. If your not confident that your boiler is not performing as it should here are some tell-tale signs that could indicate a replacement for your home in Toronto Markham GTA is imminent…

  • Your house isn’t warm enough, even though you know your boiler is running at maximum output optimal performance.
  • Unusual & weird noises coming from your boiler – signaling your boiler is experiencing mechanical failure.
  • High CO levels in exhaust, notice a rusty burner and heat exchanger
  • Boiler repairs have become frequent and expensive.

You can generally continue maintaining your heating system with boiler repairs in Toronto for roughly 20 years after installation.

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With over 10 years of experience you really are in the safest of hands with SpringHome. Our friendly team of consultants and technicians are dedicated to providing customers with the best heating solutions, products and services.

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